Lobbying needs transparency in the face of foreign threats and disinformation
Foreign influencers and the challenges posed by disinformation must be high on the agenda as we update our regulatory systems.
Former Conservative MP Kenny Chiu introduced the Foreign Influence Registry Act last year. According to McGill researchers, he was among the Tories targeted by a ‘state-sponsored disinformation campaign’ during the 2021 election, write Andre Albinati and Megan Buttle. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Andrew Scheer